"The Entrepreneurial Journey: Education to Commercialization"
Co-Founder and Investor, Wylei Inc.
Meg Columbia-Walsh is widely recognized among successful women tech entrepreneurs. She is the co-founder and investor of Wylei Inc., an artificial intelligence and machine learning company that uses advanced predictive algorithms to take the guesswork out of digital web, email, mobile and video campaigns. Wylei is Meg’s fifth start up; the previous four were sold to Fortune 100 companies and one exited in an IPO. During her 20-plus-year career in healthcare, consumer package goods and technology, Meg has successfully founded, run and exited companies including Inverse Mobile, which was sold to EY; Oncology.com, which was acquired by Pharmacia and Upjohn; CBS Healthwatch, which went public and was then sold to WebMD; and HealthTech Digital Communications; which was acquired by Interpublic Group.
Meg is a proven entrepreneur who is recognized as a leading visionary in marketing, digital, social, mobile, pharma business process and consumer marketing. She holds a B.A. in business, communications, pre-med and women’s studies from Rider University. She is a frequent speaker, is widely published and has won more than 20 industry awards. She received the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association 2014 Luminary Award, was named to the list of Top 40 Healthcare Transformers and was inducted into the Rider University Hall of Fame as a Division I athlete.
This event is open to all Stevens students, faculty, alumni, staff and invited guests. Seating is limited. Registration is required.
Poster Session and Reception
After the lecture, a reception and poster session will be held in the Walker Gym from 4-6 p.m. showcasing the research and entrepreneurial projects of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Doctoral Fellows, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Summer Scholars, the Stevens Scholars and the Pinnacle Scholars. Explore findings and take advantage of opportunities for collaboration and innovation.